The Pinnock family had a smallholding and also grew watercress in Burydell Lane Park Street. Unlike the beds in Riverside Road, these were purpose built using concrete walkways. Roy Pinnock talks more about the business which wasstarted by his grandfather. Roy also talks about his great grandfather who was a bit of a drinker. He was in agriculture and kept cattle in Verulamium long before the lake was built.
Interview date: 4 April 2013. Interviewer: Sandy Norman.